“Connected” Follow-Up


Speaking of Christakis & Fowler, authors of Connected:

Press today for a new study on genetic similarities between unrelated friends. According to CNN:

“We have found that we share about 1% of our genes with our friends. On average our studies indicate we are as genetically similar to our friends so much as we are our with our fourth cousins or people who share great-great-great grandparents.”

The genetic underpinnings of friendships! Read the full article here

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